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It sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? If you sell your property yourself, you don’t have to pay the realtor’s commission.

According to a recent Denver Post article, lots of homeowners are doing just that, but if you’ve been reading our series about Fair Housing law, you might have an idea w...

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Water has always been a concern in the Mountain West and people have often stretched themselves and the available technology to get it. David Lavender, in his book One Man’s West ** tells of a mining company near Naturita, CO in the early 20th century that wanted to do some hydraulic mining.

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Imagine you pick up the mail one afternoon and as you’re sifting through the pizza advertisements and bills, you find something from Housing and Urban Development. Mildly alarmed, you open the envelope and find a notification that a Fair Housing complaint has been filed against you.

What does this...

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“…I looked for eight months for an apartment, despite having a good, stable job as a college librarian, excellent references and being in my early 40’s. I was told at least six times that I can remember that the landlord in question would not rent to me with a child, because of noise, “safety” issue...

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We’ve all heard the horror stories about bad tenants and difficult evictions, but what about good tenants? How do we keep good tenants happy?

The average tenant turnover rate is about 50% a year. When you consider the cost of advertising for a new tenant, preparing the unit for someone else and t...

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